Orford -> 1698 Newport

Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Ship ClassMaidstone GroupB028
Designed by The Navy BoardBWAS-1603
Constructor Thomas EllisBWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck93' 8"Imperial Feet28.4141 
Length of Keel77' 6"Imperial Feet23.4914 
Breadth24' 8"Imperial Feet7.366 
Depth in Hold10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen250 7194Tons BM 


29.11.1695Broadside Weight = 61 Imperial Pound ( 27.664 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.7.1693110Design Complement

14 Ship Commanders

10.10.1695 - 27.10.1695Captain Richard Sheerman (d.1699): on board from 26.10.1695BWAS-160328.10.1695 - 24.4.1696Captain George Delavall (c.1667-1723) Transfered ADM 6/3/89BWAS-160322.4.1696 - 3.9.1698Captain James Jesson (d.1708) ADM 6/3/147BWAS-16032.5.1699 - 2.3.1700/1Commander Salmon Morrice (d.1741) ADM 6/5/46ADM 6/53.3.1700/1 - 6.9.1702Captain and Master Salmon Morrice (d.1741) ADM 6/6/66ADM 6/67.9.1702 - 20.1.1702/3Captain and Master Richard Hughes (1670-1756) ADM 6/7/62
Confirmed 11.11.1702
ADM 6/7
21.1.1702/3 - 3.2.1703/4Captain Charles Fotherby (d.1720) ADM 6/7/80ADM 6/7bef.4.2.1703/4 - 16.1.1704/5Commander George Paddon (1670-1719)BWAS-160317.1.1704/5 - 19.8.1705Commander Richard Leake (d.1720/21) ADM 6/8/218
Confirmed 10.1.1705/6
20.8.1706 - 17.10.1708Captain Isaac Cooke (c.1668-1712) ADM 6/8/260BWAS-160318.10.1708 - 16.2.1708/9Commander William Houlding (c.1672-1731) ADM 6/9/190ADM 6/917.2.1708/9 - 24.2.1708/9Commander Charles Poole (d.1738/39) ADM 6/10/39BWAS-160325.2.1708/9 - 7.3.1708/9Captain John Bennet (1670-1716/17) Transfered ADM 6/10/35ADM 6/1017.6.1713 - bef.2.6.1714Captain and Master Charles Poole (d.1738/39) ADM 6/11/263ADM 6/11

1 Flag Officer

3.1716/17 - bef.29.3.1717Rear-Admiral of the White William Caldwell (d.1718) Transfered ADM 106/709/211ADM 106

11 Commissioned Officers

10.10.1695 - 7.12.1695Lieutenant John Clarke ADM 6/3/85ADM 6/38.12.1695 - 9.5.1699Lieutenant John Ward (d.1716/17) ADM 6/3/99ADM 6/310.5.1699 - 24.7.1699Lieutenant Nicholas Snow Dismissed ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/528.7.1699 - 26.1.1700/1Lieutenant Robert Stevens ADM 6/6/8ADM 6/627.2.1700/1 - 7.3.1700/1Lieutenant Adam Baynes ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/68.3.1700/1 - 18.1.1704/5Lieutenant John Pace (d.1739) ADM 6/6/71ADM 6/619.1.1704/5 - 29.9.1705Lieutenant Thomas Earle ADM 6/8/218
Confirmed 10.1.1705/6
ADM 6/8
30.9.1705 - 12.3.1706/7Lieutenant John Wooden (d.c.1707) ADM 6/8/260
Confirmed 3.7.1706
ADM 6/8
13.3.1706/7 - 15.9.1709Lieutenant Thomas Wilcocks (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/9/75
Confirmed 6.6.1707
ADM 6/9
31.3.1710 - 24.2.1712/13Lieutenant John Crosse (d.1752) ADM 6/11/36ADM 6/1125.2.1712/13 - 2.6.1714Lieutenant Robert Booth (d.1740) ADM 6/11/246ADM 6/11

1 Warrant Officer

1.3.1703/4 - 1706Carpenter Richard Dicks ADM 6/8/260
Confirmed 3.7.1706
ADM 6/8

2 Petty Officers

11.10.1695 - 1696Volunteer-per-order Robert Delavall (d.1707/8) ADM 6/3/85ADM 6/31.7.1700 - 26.8.1700Volunteer-per-order John Price (d.1727) Transfered ADM 107/2/62ADM 107/2

Service History

1696Commissioned for the New England convoysBWAS-1603
3.9.1698Renamed NewportBWAS-1603
1699Commissioned for North America and the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1703North SeaBWAS-1603
1705In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1706In the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1603
1709Convoy to the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1603
1710Convoy to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
5.5.1710Took the Frégate Légère La Gaillarde (24)
1711In the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1603
1712In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1713Quarantine guard at HullBWAS-1603
29.7.1714Sold to John Mackfeorys for £408BWAS-1603


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